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New hunt for old earthquakes in San Francisco and San Pablo bays - The Mercury News
If understood, this pattern can help predict the timing of future earthquakes, wrote USGS scientist David P. Schwartz and his team in the 2014 paper “The Earthquake Cycle in the San Francisco Bay Region: A.D. 1600–2012.” When, and how often, have the ...and more »
5.4 magnitude earthquake jolts southern Iran - San Francisco Chronicle
State media described the depth of the earthquake as only 10 kilometers (6.2 miles). It said there is no report yet on casualties. A magnitude 5.4 quake has the potential to cause considerable damage. Iran is prone to daily quakes as it sits on many ...and more »
Nepal woodcarvers inspired to restore quake-toppled temples - San Francisco Chronicle
This photo taken Wednesday, July 19, 2017, shows a detail of a wooden crafted window partially damaged during Nepal's 2015 earthquake. A team of dedicated woodworkers is now trying to restore Nepal's heritage. ... more. Photo: Niranjan Shrestha, AP.and more »
Montana earthquake smashes bottles, jolts residents awake - San Francisco Chronicle
(Thom Bridge/Independent Record via AP) less. Liquor bottles that rattled off the shelves after an earthquake sit on the floor at a liquor store Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Lincoln, Mont. The strongest earthquake to hit Montana in more than half a ...
Live in a Piece of History at This $16 Million San Francisco Mansion - Bloomberg
“This was right after the earthquake,” said Mark Roos, the couple's grandson. “There was a lot of movement from the Van Ness neighborhood [which was used as a firebreak during the earthquake] to the Presidio.” The couple chose a plot of land on Jackson ...and more »
The Latest: Earthquakes rumble in central Oklahoma - San Francisco Chronicle
Another earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.8 was recorded near Stroud about 20 minutes later. Scientists have linked some oil and gas production in Oklahoma to an uptick in earthquakes, but the frequency of such earthquakes in Oklahoma has ...
Looking Back At The Most Powerful Earthquake Ever To Strike North America - New Hampshire Public Radio
How did the power of this earthquake compare, say, to the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 or the one that damaged that nuclear reactor in Japan in 2011? HENRY FOUNTAIN: Sure. Well, it was a heck of an earthquake. It was the second-most powerful ...and more »
In 1976, an earthquake devastated northern China, killing at least 242,000 people, according to an official estimate. In 1977, Roy Wilkins turned over leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to Benjamin L. Hooks. In ...and more »
Gas storage deemed safe after blowout but challenge looms - San Francisco Chronicle
... Aliso Canyon because of earthquake risks. The measure comes just a week after state regulators gave approval to pump gas into underground storage wells after an overhaul and extensive testing. The storage site above the San Fernando Valley has been ...and more »
The Lost (and Found) Classic Cocktail of San Francisco - JSTOR Daily
The saloon had stood on the southeast corner of Washington and Montgomery streets in San Francisco since the Gold Rush. It had withstood the 1906 earthquake and emerged unscathed from the fires that ravaged the city in its aftermath, but the Bank ...